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Paranormal 101

Essentials of the paranormal. The first portion (43 questions) are based on terminology that is generally accepted in the field. We we have a much higher frequency of deliverance cases than most teams. These questions are not to put you on the spot or test you over things that you should necessarily know. It's to give a general understanding of where each of us are in our knowledge: Thus, we all know where to start training on some of the terms, procedures, and characteristics of demonic and even diabolical cases. Such cases are not for everyone. The questions will hopefully help you decide what types of cases you want to be involved in the most. Take me your time, relax, and let's see what we discover abo


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which  are true of ghosts ?
    • A. 

      They are the spirits of the deceased

    • B. 

      They are not demons

    • C. 

      They are often responsible for hauntings

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Which of the following best describes spirits
    • A. 

      All ghosts are spirits

    • B. 

      Not all spirits are ghosts

    • C. 

      Spirits include much more than those of humans

    • D. 

      A human spirit that is a ghost is usually stuck between dimensions

    • E. 

      A human spirit that is not a ghost is one that has moved to the "other side"

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following are true?
    • A. 

      Ghosts and demons are two different types of entities

    • B. 

      A ghost was once earthbound but a demon never walked the earth

    • C. 

      Demons can appear to one as a deceased relative

    • D. 

      Demon is the actual spirit of a once-living evil human

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      B & C

    • G. 

      A B & C

    • H. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Which of the following are true of hauntings? 
    • A. 

      Only one ghost can haunt a place

    • B. 

      Other entities may haunt a place as well

    • C. 

      A haunting may be the ghost trying to get help from the living

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      B & C

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    A ghost has not moved to its spiritual home because
    • A. 

      The deceased one doesn't realize that they are dead

    • B. 

      The deceased one is afraid of punishment

    • C. 

      The ghost is was not ready to die

    • D. 

      It will not let go of worldly attachments

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are true? 
    • A. 

      Once demons are shown the light, they are likely to abandon their evil intent and move towards it

    • B. 

      Sometimes if a person agrees to complete unfinished business on behalf of the ghost of a deceased person, then the ghost moves into the light

    • C. 

      The ghost that remains earthbound because of fear of punishment for their misdeeds is often the most difficult to assist towards the light

    • D. 

      Sometimes ghosts become more aggressive overtime because of the frustration of being earthbound

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

    • G. 

      BCD

  • 7. 
    The best approach to resolving a haunt is to banish the ghost of a human by threatening and rebuking it 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    One cannot force a ghost to go into the light because, like living humans, they have free will 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    In some cases when one is dealing with a ghost that doesn't realize it is deceased, once it is made aware of such, it often moves on 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which of the following are NOT true 
    • A. 

      Demons are not guided to the light but are banished by a knowledgable person (an exorcist)

    • B. 

      The longer a ghost is earthbound, the more difficult it can be to guide them towards their spiritual home

    • C. 

      One should begin by treating a ghost with the same compassion & understanding as they would an actual human when trying to aid them

    • D. 

      It is more effective to start out commanding a ghost to leave rather than attempting to help it find it's way

  • 11. 
    It is possible for a human spirit that has actually passed over to return for a brief time to convey information or to console a loved one 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What is NOT true of poltergeists? 
    • A. 

      The textbook definition is "a noisy spirit"

    • B. 

      It can move very heavy objects

    • C. 

      It is widely accepted as a para psychological occurrence

    • D. 

      It is demonic

  • 13. 
    What statements are true of poltergeists?
    • A. 

      They are most commonly found near burial grounds

    • B. 

      They are accepted as solely paranormal

    • C. 

      It is a type of demonic haunting

    • D. 

      By field standards, they are not thought to be associated with deceased humans

  • 14. 
    What is true of apparitions?
    • A. 

      They always appear as a mist

    • B. 

      They are a phenomenon that are based on clairaudience

    • C. 

      They are believed to be a visual image of a deceased person

    • D. 

      They are a non-paranormal concept

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

  • 15. 
    What is true of shadow figures
    • A. 

      They are primarily peripheral visual encounters

    • B. 

      They are a solid black mass

    • C. 

      They tend to move quickly.

    • D. 

      They always take on human form

    • E. 

      A B

    • F. 

      A B C

    • G. 

      A & C

    • H. 

      All of the above

    • I. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Select the statements that are most true 
    • A. 

      It is generally accepted that all ghosts are spirits

    • B. 

      It is generally accepted that not all spirits are ghosts

    • C. 

      Many paranormal investigators claim that there best tools are their eyes and ears

    • D. 

      Ghost hunters are considered to have a different agenda than investigators by some.

    • E. 

      Provoking spirits is widely accepted in the paranormal community

    • F. 

      Prayer alone is enough to banish a demon

    • G. 

      Prayer is essential, yet demons must be removed through banishment rituals

    • H. 

      Poltergeist activity is considered a para psychological phenomena

    • I. 

      Poltergeists originate in the lower Astrals

    • J. 

      Poltergeists often manifest as a black cat or other creature of bad omen

    • K. 

      Poltergeists are fallen angels

    • L. 

      Demons often appear as young children in order to gain a victims trust

    • M. 

      The Catholic Church no longer grants the rite of exorcism

    • N. 

      The authority for a Catholic exorcism came / comes from the Vatican

  • 17. 
    Which is true of demons?
    • A. 

      They are the evil ghost of a human

    • B. 

      They are fallen angels

    • C. 

      Their greatest danger is their ability to possess someone

    • D. 

      They can be physically violent

    • E. 

      Many are shapeshifters

    • F. 

      All of the Above

    • G. 

      B C D E

    • H. 

      A C D

    • I. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    • A. 

      Once an exorcism has been successfully completed, the once- host is protected from ever becoming possessed again

    • B. 

      Performing an exorcism is very dangerous for the exorcist

    • C. 

      The faith and stamina of the exorcist assures success and safety

    • D. 

      The faith and stamina of the exorcist assures a better chance at success.

    • E. 

      Other religious institutions perform exorcisms

    • F. 

      Only the Catholic Church is Biblically endorsed to perform exorcisms

    • G. 

      House blessings are strategic, well-planned, and must be done cautiously

    • H. 

      House blessings can make activity increase if not done properly

    • I. 

      Being a blessing, a house blessing is always safe and helpful

    • J. 

      A demonologist and an exorcist are the same thing.

    • K. 

      An exorcism can be successfully formed by the use of the element of fire

    • L. 

      A curse (hex) involves demons

    • M. 

      Some exorcisms are performed from a distance without any physical contact with the host

    • N. 

      Witchcraft often involves assigning demons to do their bidding

  • 19. 
    Sage can be used to cleanse a dwelling
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A familiar spirit is a demon that appears as a loved one
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    A familiar spirit is an example of shape shifting 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    A familiar spirit is the actual spirit of a recognized deceased lived one 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    A familiar spirit often speaks of things that only the impersonated spirit could possibly know
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    A familiar spirit offers information that initially brings peace and comfort to the living 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Some believe that ghosts don't exist, only demons that impersonate them 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Most cases are demonic 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    Demons are creatures that nest 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 28. 
    Elementals are spirits associated with air, fire, water, or earth 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    Which of the following are true of elementals?
    • A. 

      They originate from the associated element

    • B. 

      They can be seen in photographs

    • C. 

      They can be seen with the naked eye

    • D. 

      Their existence is acknowledged but controversial in the paranormal field

    • E. 

      None of the above

    • F. 

      All of the Above

    • G. 

      A and D

  • 30. 
    Which of the following are NOT true of elementals?
    • A. 

      They were once human

    • B. 

      They are solely mythological

    • C. 

      Investigators receive successful responses when asking them questions about their associated element via EVP work

    • D. 

      Many have noted their possible presence in demonic cases

    • E. 

      They can be helpful to humans

    • F. 

      All of the above.

    • G. 

      None of the above

    • H. 

      A B C & E

    • I. 

      A B C

  • 31. 
    Which of the following are true of elementals?
    • A. 

      They can be mischievous

    • B. 

      One is most likely to be found in urban city parks than out in the wild.

    • C. 

      Must be banished

    • D. 

      Can be part of a haunt

    • E. 

      All of the Above

    • F. 

      None of the Above

    • G. 

      A C and D

    • H. 

      A and D

  • 32. 
    Which of the following are considered elemental beings?
    • A. 

      Troll

    • B. 

      Faerie

    • C. 

      Mike Roberts

    • D. 

      Mermaid

    • E. 

      All of the above

    • F. 

      None of the above

    • G. 

      B C and D

    • H. 

      A B and D

  • 33. 
    One trait that could indicate the presence of an earth elemental would be a damp & musty odor near a stagnant pile of leaves
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    Some people are known to have a green thumb.  Although not provable, one who acknowledges elementals might claim that such a person has a faerie nearby to add that extra twist of beauty by aiding their work with nature 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 35. 
    Halloween gets it's haunted reputation from ancient beliefs that the veil between the living/non-living is at its thinnest on this particular date.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 36. 
    The sour odor of damp rotting earth is either a nasty earth elemental, or a sign of the approach of Shane Hobbs after the drive-thru at Tsco a Bell 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 37. 
    Ouija Board:  It's Just a game ...right?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 38. 
    Check the following which are true of residual hauntings
    • A. 

      They are the most aggressive type of haunt

    • B. 

      They are exclusive to where the ghost resided before death

    • C. 

      They are like an imprint left in time

    • D. 

      Traumatic deaths often result in residual haunts

    • E. 

      They are easier than most to break

  • 39. 
    Which of the following would most likely set the stage for a residual haunt?
    • A. 

      An elderly person passing peacefully in their sleep

    • B. 

      A sudden fatal car crash

    • C. 

      Casualties on battlefield

    • D. 

      Historical assassination

    • E. 

      All of the Above

    • F. 

      B C & D

  • 40. 
    The Amityville story as told, dealt with a powerful demonic force 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 41. 
    Which of the following are true about Ouija Boards 
    • A. 

      Is a board game sold in you stores

    • B. 

      Many believe that the Board is a way of contacting spirits

    • C. 

      Is considered to be generally safe

    • D. 

      Is only safe if one follows the directions on how to use and the age requirements

    • E. 

      Includes the use of a planchette

    • F. 

      Higher astral beings are more likely to be contacted than lower astrals

    • G. 

      Reports of people being attacked and possessed have been made

    • H. 

      The board consists of the alphabet, the words yes no and goodbye

    • I. 

      The boards instructions are basically a recipe for how to perform a seance

    • J. 

      One has to be carefully manufactured thus, a homemade version does not work

    • K. 

      The dangers are not essentially about the Bosrd. Yet. An older or used Board could already have spirit attachments or portals

  • 42. 
    The Paranormal can be held in a controlled environment making it fun and safe for the entire family 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 43. 
    Railroad tracks create a primed environment for activity as the retaining and dispersing nature of the minerals  beneath the earth release EMF as trains pass.  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 44. 
    BONUS QUESTION:What is true of a Tri-field meter 
    • A. 

      Measures magnetic forces only

    • B. 

      Measures Electromagnetic field

    • C. 

      Measures in three dimensional

    • D. 

      May also be used as a compass

    • E. 

      Measures the field above you

    • F. 

      Measures the field from left to right in front of you

    • G. 

      Measures the field running perpendicular to you (front to back)

    • H. 

      Is only helpful in a multi-story house

    • I. 

      Provides measurements of multiple types of readings (geo; temperature; EMF) much like the melmeter

  • 45. 
    Which of the following are true in dealing with a highly suspected demonic case?
    • A. 

      When a case is highly suspected of being demonic, the methods and ideals of skepticism could be dangerous

    • B. 

      One should go in doubtful and eliminate possibilities until a higher level of certainty is established

    • C. 

      One should enter expecting the worst and eliminate possibilities until a lower level of certainty is established

    • D. 

      Provoking a demonic is often necessary and should be done aggressively

    • E. 

      Provoking a demon should be done extremely carefully if necessary

    • F. 

      Provoking a demon is never necessary under any circumstance

    • G. 

      Provoking a demon (if deemed necessary by the person with appropriate authority) should be bumped up as necessary from the least aggressive tontine most

    • H. 

      Deliverance and banishment should be performed by just one person

    • I. 

      Once a demon is exorcized, a portal is often sealed to seal the banishment

    • J. 

      Once the protection of the dwelling is in tact, the banishment complete, the clients must know what changes to make in their lives to prevent further activity

  • 46. 
    You receive a call from case manager and are told that potential client swears that they are experiencing demonic activity.  One of four things are going on.  Please check the four correct statements 
    • A. 

      History of mental illness/current diagnosis

    • B. 

      Client is seeking attention

    • C. 

      Clients religious/spiritual beliefs

    • D. 

      Involvement in occult

    • E. 

      Whether client actually believes in diabolical forces or not

    • F. 

      The client is actually telling you the truth

    • G. 

      The client is very imaginative

    • H. 

      The client believes in what they are saying, but a logical explanation exists

    • I. 

      The client's sole intent is to have the team in as a parlor trick because they are in awe of the paranormal

  • 47. 
    1. Which of the following are the best characteristics of a demonic presence within a dwelling
    • A. 

      Strange animal-like figures in the home

    • B. 

      The presence of ectoplasm near damp areas

    • C. 

      Furniture/heavy objects being moved

    • D. 

      Knocks on the door in threes

    • E. 

      Growls from unknown source

    • F. 

      Physical attacks within household

    • G. 

      Psychic attacks within household.

    • H. 

      Scratching sounds that are subtle like the sound of a mouse scratching

    • I. 

      Levitation of objects or people

    • J. 

      Drastic temperature changes usually 4 degrees or greater

    • K. 

      Sounds (knocks; bangs) in threes which mock the Holy Trinity

    • L. 

      Temperature spikes of 10-15 degrees

    • M. 

      A rise in temperatures when spike occurs

    • N. 

      A drop in temperature when spikes occur

    • O. 

      Religious items/relics are moved, hidden, or destroyed

  • 48. 
    Satanism comes in many sects, and not all of them are evil
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 49. 
    Most Wiccans are into black magic
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 50. 
    Wiccans are known as "gray witches" that do blessings and curses
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 51. 
    Wiccans abide by the statement that one if one does no harm, then do as they will
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 52. 
    Wiccans are known for inflicting curses on people
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 53. 
    Witches fall into one of three categories:  white, gray, and dark (black)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 54. 
    Although the deeds and intent of white witches is to do good, they typically curse people who injure others 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 55. 
    When a black magician casts a curse, they are negotiating a deal with demons so that they can do their bidding 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 56. 
    A Satanist who wants to become a Christian (and attempts to do so) is in great danger
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 57. 
    Black magicians stand for selfless causes and hex anyone who destroys the mission of the cause
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 58. 
    Please list the correct three  steps to possession in the correct order:Oppression; obsession; headache; vomiting black; infestation; possession; 
  • 59. 
    Infestation might be characterized by slamming, banging , mockery of Holy Trinity
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 60. 
    Oppression is the point in which the victim begins to be effected by the demon 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 61. 
    Demonic growls are usually monotonous with a steady, unaltered pitch
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 62. 
    Demonic growls are often simultaneous high and low 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 63. 
    What are the similarities between a poltergeist and a demonic entity?
    • A. 

      Are usually centered around one person

    • B. 

      Both can move heavy furniture/fixtures

    • C. 

      Both are out to destroy the host

    • D. 

      Both can cause physical injury

    • E. 

      All of the Above

    • F. 

      None of the Above

    • G. 

      ABD

  • 64. 
    What are the are true of both a poltergeist and a demon?
    • A. 

      Are evil in nature

    • B. 

      Are diabolical

    • C. 

      Both are caused by the victims involvement in the occult

    • D. 

      Both a para psychological

    • E. 

      Both originate in the lower astral planes

    • F. 

      Both could warrant the need for an exorcism

    • G. 

      Both have never walked the earth as a human

    • H. 

      Both require an ordained priest to remove

    • I. 

      Both hate humans

    • J. 

      Both were once angels

    • K. 

      Both have a negative effects on the victim

    • L. 

      The key to removing them is banishment

    • M. 

      The key to removing them is addressing the problems / hormonal issues within the host

    • N. 

      Both consist of an increasingly deteriorating victim ( mentally, physically) while activity increases

  • 65. 
    1. Please choose the following true statements about cemeteries ​​
    • A. 

      Dark entities are often present, usually in a dark & wooded area

    • B. 

      Cemeteries are usually inactive

    • C. 

      Are the easiest places to encounter a malignant entity that will follow you home

    • D. 

      Lower astrals are often present

    • E. 

      Human spirits that have not moved on often become stuck in cemeteries and blocked by dark entities

    • F. 

      Some Intuitives claim that the high spirit activity can be overwhelming

    • G. 

      Some spirits do not dwell in cemeteries because they choose to be somewhere that was meaningful in the earthly realm

    • H. 

      Reports that some people have been attacked, even oppressed, by lower astrals/wicked spirits, while investigating in a cemetery

    • I. 

      The best EVP's usually occur in urban cemeteries vs rural

    • J. 

      Pine trees are believed to be nesting areas for certain non-human beings during the dark hours

    • K. 

      Many believe that making an offering at the gates of a cemetery gives them a source of protection

    • L. 

      Historical cemeteries (with a historical marker) often close at sundown

    • M. 

      If the gates are open and void of a "no trespassing" sign, then one can enter the cemetery legally

    • N. 

      Often, people encounter familiar spirits that impersonate a young child near the child's grave.

    • O. 

      One should armor up before investigating a cemetery.

    • P. 

      The presence of wayward spirits and dark malignant entities are attracted to humans and frequently attach themselves

  • 66. 
    One of the first things an investigator should know is if occult activity (such as Ouija boards) have been used in a dwelling 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 67. 
    Demonic attachment and possible  possession can occur as a result of the following:  use of an Ouija Board; involvement in the occult; using dousing rods while investigating a demonic case; provoking demons; drug use; transference from another person; communicating with demons; placing a curse on someone 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 68. 
    If an exorcism is done incorrectly , the exorcist is in danger of infestation and possible oppression/possession 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 69. 
    A legitimate, effective exorcism can be done if one reads enough books 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 70. 
    The following traits are true of possessed persons;  they often become malnourished and dehydrated; their pupils can become extremely large, making them look black;  the white of the eyes can become blood red;  the eyes are often murky in appearance;  they demonstrate incredible strength; no one has ever died as a result of being possessed 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False